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Dentons Hamilton Harrison & Mathews
1ST FLOOR, DELTA OFFICE SUITES, BLOCK A, OFF WAIYAKI WAY, MUTHANGARI
PO BOX 30333-00100
NAIROBI
Kenya
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Work Department

Corporate, Finance, Commercial

Position

Richard Omwela has been in legal practice for the past 37 years and in that time he has developed an enviable breadth and depth of experience across all areas of commercial law practice. He consistently applies his expertise to provide his clients across all economic sectors with the highest quality of legal services. His practice also includes advising clients on competition law and regulation including mergers, acquisitions, assets sales, corporate restructuring and general regulatory advice in the financial services sectors.

Career

2017 to date: Senior Partner, 2000 to 2017: Partner-in-Charge, Commercial Department 1986 to 2000: Partner both in Court Department and Commercial Department.

Languages

English, Swahili.

Memberships

Law Society of Kenya, Institute of Certified Public Secretaries of Kenya, Commonwealth Bar Association,.

Education

LLB, University of Nairobi (Hons) 1979.

Lawyer Rankings

Kenya > Employment

Dentons Hamilton Harrison & Mathews is highly reputed for employment advice, with it generating mandates from clients across a broad cross-section of sectors. TIts team advises clients on disciplinary processes, performance improvement plans, termination processes, redundancy processes and drafting employment contracts. It is also knowledgeable about M&A-related employment issues. Michi Kirimi is a senior practitioner with extensive experience of disputes, while Lorna Mainnah has expertise in employment and immigration engagements. Ezra Makori has experience of employment litigation. Richard Omwela is the practice head.